HBO miniseries We Own This City details the collapse of the Baltimore police task force

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A The six-part miniseries arriving on HBO on April 25 will detail the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trail Task Force.

We own this town is based on the work of Justin Fenton, a former Baltimore Sun journalist, and will be brought to HBO by David Simon and George Pelecanos, the duo who wrote and produced Thread.

The miniseries “charts the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s gun-tracing task force and the corruption and moral collapse that has befallen an American city in which prohibition policies drugs and mass arrests were championed at the expense of actual police work,” according to a Tuesday press release from WarnerMedia.

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Jon Bernthal, known for his roles in The Punisher, The Walking Deadand the wolf of Wall Street, will star in the draft as Sgt. Wayne Jenkins.

Jenkins was the former head of the task force who was sentenced to 25 years in prison in 2017 following his guilty plea to federal racketeering charges for robbing citizens, conducting warrantless searches and seizing drugs which he then gave to a colleague to be resold. , according to a report.

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Actors Josh Charles, a Baltimore native, and Jamie Hector will both appear as officers linked to corruption, the report notes.

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